An interdisciplinary seminar HORIZONS OF SCIENCE is organized by scholars in natural and social sciences and humanities from several universities and academic research institutes in Lviv. It aims to serve as a meeting place where state-of-the-art problems of modern science are discussed on the level comprehensive for an uninitiated’ audience. Besides obvious popularisation of scientific ideas the seminar promotes the quest for common interdisciplinary approaches to various problems. Please contact Yurij Holovatch , Yaroslav Hrytsak , Mar'jana Krasnytska , Bohdan Novosyadlyj or Yaroslav Prytula with your suggestions. This semester, due to the virus situation, the seminar occurs online.


  • 21.01.2021. Nana Vojtenko. (Bohomolets Institute of Physiology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv). tba.
  • 17.12.2020. Oksana Kuzjmenko. (Institute of Ethnology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Lviv). Folklore - oral history - physics of complex systems: cross-paths of methodological modernization.
  • 19.11.2020. Mykhajlo Symotyuk. (Ya. S. Pidstryhach Institute for Applied Problems of Mathematics and Mechanics, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Lviv). Number: from the means of calculation to the theory of Diophantine approximations.
  • 22.10.2020. Danylo Sudyn (Ukrainian Catholic University, Lviv). Actors, agents, actants: basic approaches to the study of human capacity (agency) in sociology. abstract
  • 24.09.2020. Oleksii Molchanovskyi (Ukrainian Catholic University, Lviv). Current challenges of artificial intelligence. abstract, presentation
  • 20.02.2020. Discussion of the book: R. Gaida, R. Plyatsko. Ivan Puluj. Life and works. abstract
  • 16.01.2020. Oleh Stasyk. (Institute of Cell Biology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Lviv). The mysteries of nature.
    Archive of former seminars


  • Yu. Holovatch, Ya. Hrytsak (editors). Horizons of science (essays about science and scientists). Lviv, UCU Publishing House, 2016, 187 p. ISBN 978-966-2778-58-8 (in Ukrainian) order, pdf
  • Yu. Holovatch, Ya. Hrytsak, B. Novosyalyj (editors). Horizons of science. vol. II: Histories of time. Lviv, UCU Publishing House, 2020, 176 p. ISBN 978-617-7637-22-5 (in Ukrainian) pdf